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  • Bengaluru police say no to 'Kiss of love' on Sunday 13 hours 49 minutes ago

    Bengaluru: The Bengaluru police has rejected permission for the 'Kiss of Love' campaign that was proposed for the coming Sunday, November 30th, as part of a larger chain of protests nationally against moral policing. The police said in rejecting approval, they were doing their duty in preventing a cognizable offence...
  • Sonia Gandhi approves five election committees for Delhi Yesterday

    New Delhi: Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Monday approved the composition of five election committees for the upcoming assembly polls in Delhi, a party statement said. The 'pradesh election committee' will be headed by state Congress chief Arvinder Singh Lovely and will have 23 members in addition to the heads of...
  • 'What becomes of the broken-hearted' singer Jimmy Ruffin dies at 78 5 days ago

    New York: Jimmy Ruffin, the Motown singer whose hits include "What Becomes of the Brokenhearted" and "Hold on to My Love," died Monday in a Las Vegas hospital. He was 78. Philicia Ruffin and Jimmy Lee Ruffin Jr., the late singer's children, confirmed Wednesday that Ruffin had died. There were no...
  • Odisha: College student kills classmate over love affair 6 days ago

    Cuttack: A 20-year-old college student was arrested by Cuttack city police on Wednesday for allegedly killing his classmate and throwing his body into river water over a triangular love affair. Police said that they arrested Amulya Sahoo (20), a student of Stewart Science College and a...
  • 'Kiss of love' organisers get hate mails, threat in Bengaluru 6 days ago

    Bengaluru: Even before the 'Kiss of Love' is to be held in Bengaluru, organisers are already getting hate messages both on social media and offline. There were protests in several parts of Karnataka opposing the event. The Bharatiya Janata Party workers staged a protest in Chikkamagaluru while Pramod Muthalik's right...
  • Coming soon: Kiss of love in Bengaluru November 17, 2014

    Bengaluru: The Kiss of Love campaign is set to be held in Bengaluru in a week or two. The Bengaluru edition is spearheaded by 23-year-old human rights activist Rachita Taneja. "We're holding the event to show solidarity with those who faced moral policing. I've always been against moral policing," says...
  • No 'Kiss of Love' protest in Bhopal November 16, 2014

    Bhopal: The 'Kiss of Love' protest against moral policing, planned by some college students, was not held on Sunday as police maintained a strict vigil to prevent any such event from happening. A number of students had earlier planned to protest near Shahpura lake in the city on Sunday. There was...
  • Delhi: Sangh Parivar members disrupt 'Kiss of Love' event held near RSS headquarters November 8, 2014

    New Delhi: The "Kiss of Love" campaign reached the national capital on Saturday but was disrupted by Sangh Parivar members. The campaign against moral policing is underway near the RSS office in Delhi. The campaign started in Kochi in Kerala earlier in November 2014 after a group vandalised a restaurant accusing...
  • Cartoon of the day: Clean India 'farce' November 6, 2014

    The Clean Up India campaign was organised near the India Islamic Center in New Delhi where the organisers actually dumped a lot of garbage on a clean road which was later cleaned up once again by Delhi BJP chief Satish Upadhyay and former AAP leader Shazia Ilmi. ...
  • Delhi BJP unit Clean India campaign 'a farce', organisers dump garbage before event November 6, 2014

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is facing a big embarrassment following revelations that the Sunday evening Clean Up India event was a farce. The Clean Up India campaign was organised near the India Islamic Center in New Delhi where the organisers actually dumped a lot of garbage on a...
  • Jadavpur University and Presidency University students celebrate 'Kiss of Love' November 6, 2014

    Kolkata: After Kochi, the City of Joy witnessed its own 'Kiss of Love' edition by students of two universities to protest moral policing and promote gender sensitisation. Alleging the 'rise of religious fundamentalism and fanaticism', activists participated in a protest rally in Jadavpur, while in the north, a large number of...
  • Hyderabad: 'Kiss of Love' supporters face case for obscenity November 5, 2014

    Hyderabad: Police have registered cases against the organisers of 'Kiss of Love' campaign on the University of Hyderabad campus for 'obscene act'. A group of students had organised a demonstration in support of the 'Kiss of Love' campaign in Kerala (which aimed to oppose the moral policing) on the campus on...
  • Love jihad can be countered by counseling girls: RSS chief Bhagwat November 4, 2014

    Agra: Raking up the 'love jihad' issue, Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh chief Mohan Bhagwat has said that it can be "countered" by counseling girls about values and suggested that seeking police help should be the last option. Answering questions on the last day of three-day Yuva Sankalpa Shivir on Monday, Bhagwat said...
  • Kerala: Cases registered against 100 persons for participating in 'Kiss of Love' programme November 4, 2014

    Kochi: Cases have been registered against at least 100 persons by police for taking out processions and unlawful assembly at the Marine drive ground on November 2 when the controversial 'Kiss of Love' programme against moral policing was to be held. The Marine drive was packed with onlookers, members of organisations...
  • If people vote on the basis of Modi wave, then god save India: Arvinder Singh Lovely November 4, 2014

    New Delhi: As Delhi heads towards fresh elections after all the three major parties - Bharatiya Janata Party, Aam Aadmi Party and Congress - claimed that they do not have the numbers to form the government, Congress MLA Arvinder Singh Lovely said that his party had been demanding repolls for...
  • The first stage of love is 'butterflies': Researchers identify the five stages of love November 4, 2014

    London: Researchers have identified five stages of love, which would decide whether you would be able to cement the relationship or leave midway. Each stage can be relived and recaptured among couples, who face different life challenges together, said a latest survey by the UK dating website eHarmony. The five stages are:...
  • Delhi to have fresh elections as BJP, AAP, Congress say they are ready to face the voters November 3, 2014

    New Delhi: After the three major parties of Delhi - BJP, AAP and Congress - expressed their unwillingness to form government and ready to seek fresh mandate, the national capital is headed for Assembly elections to end the eight-month-long political uncertainty. Indications are that Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung, who met leaders...
  • Was the police crackdown on the Kiss of Love protest justified? November 3, 2014

    Supporters of the 'Kiss of Love' event held in Kochi were taken into preventive custody on Sunday. Unrest is on the rise in the city as supporters of the campaign and members of Hindu and Muslim groups protesting against the event were simultaneously lathicharged by the police. ...
  • Kiss of Love organiser attacks police, says did nothing to prevent attack November 3, 2014

    Thiruvananthpuram: Rahul Pasupalan, the organiser of the Kiss of Love protest said that though the police had information that people will try to attack the protesters, they did not take any precaution to stop it. Pasupalan said "They had given us protection but did not do anything against those who...
  • Congress wants repoll, dissolution of Delhi Assembly: Arvinder Singh Lovely November 3, 2014

    Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee chief Arvinder Singh Lovely said that the CLP leaders Haroon Yusuf and others will meet Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung at 3 PM and make the party stand clear. Jung had called Congress to discuss on the government formation in the national capital. Lovely said, "Our stand...
  • Kiss of Love: Kerala Police under fire for cracking down on protestors November 3, 2014

    Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Police is under fire for the way it handled the 'Kiss of Love' protest at Kochi's Marine Drive on Sunday. Although the event organisers have not complained against the police, regional news channels have been critical of them. Police lathicharged the supporters and even took protestors into "preventive...
  • Watch: Kerala's 'Kiss of Love' protest November 3, 2014

    Youngsters in Kerala's Cochin come out in huge numbers in support of 'Kiss of Love' campaign started in protest of moral policing. ...
  • Kochi: Police take 'Kiss of love' supporters into preventive custody, lathicharge protesters of the event November 2, 2014

    Kochi: Supporters of the 'Kiss of Love' event held in Kochi have been taken into preventive custody from Law college junction. Unrest is on the rise in the city as supporters of the campaign and members of Hindu and Muslim groups protesting against the event were simultaneously lathicharged by the...
  • 'Kiss of Love' protest to take place at Kochi's Marine Drive today November 2, 2014

    The 'Kiss of Love' protest will take place on Sunday at Kochi's Marine Drive against moral policing by right-wing groups. A huge turn out is expected although there has been tough opposition from both hardline Muslim and Hindu groups in Kerala. The ruling Congress party's students union, KSU, has also...
  • 'Kiss of Love' to be held as scheduled: Organisers November 1, 2014

    Kochi: A day after Kerala High Court refused to intervene, the organisers of controversial 'Kiss of Love' protest said they would go ahead, even as they were yet to get permission from the police. Stressing that it was "not a kiss fest" but a gathering of like minded people to...
  • Is Kerala kiss of rally the right way to protest? October 30, 2014

    Through a Facebook page it was a call to the people interested to come forward with their husbands/wives or partners to kiss or share a hug at marine drive to protest against the moral policing act at a restaurant in Kozhikode. ...
  • Kerala youth, Yuva Morcha at loggerheads over 'Kiss of Love' campaign against moral policing October 30, 2014

    Thiruvananthapuram: In a move against moral policing, the youth in Kerala have called on people to participate in a 'Kiss of Love' protest on November 2. But the planned protest hasn't gone down well with many. A group of volunteers gathered at Kochi's marine drive to promote the protest planned on...
  • Kerala: Police say no to 'Kiss of Love' October 29, 2014

    Kochi: The proposed 'A Kiss of Love' programme on November 2 on the Marine Drive grounds, planned as a protest against moral policing, will not be given police permission, a top police official said on Wednesday. A group of Facebook users had called for the programme...
  • Congress demands fresh elections in Delhi October 28, 2014

    Congress leader Arvinder Singh Lovely clarified that the party will not support any party in Delhi. Lovely said, "We want fresh elections for Delhi and there should be a majority government that will work for its development. Congress has always maintained that it will not support any party in Delhi....
  • Meet Bhim Niroula, the YouTube star you've probably never heard of October 27, 2014

    New Delhi/Reading: If you are addicted to web virals, you have at least once been forwarded a link to singer Bhim Niroula's music channel. He's a nondescript man, wearing what can only qualify as week-day office wear, in a video that has now over two million views on YouTube. The track...